Eh brah! Just because I had my hazard lights flashing and I was coming up behind you blinking my lights, that didn’t mean you should pull out in front of me and try to slow me down. It meant I had a real life emergency. Why were you a self righteous jerk trying to enforce your own form of local justice? Puleez. You should have pulled over or just gotten out of my way. I was … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: Why were you a jerk when I had an emergency?
Mahalo to big strong braddah who pulled over for me when my Crossfire broke down going into Lahaina! All 106 pounds of me was having a lot of trouble pushing my two ton-car out of the road when you pulled over like a knight and saved the day. I didn't get to say thank you before you took off but you really helped out when I needed it the most! Illustration by Ron Pitts … [Read more...] about Eh Nice Driver!
This goes out to the inconsiderate jerk in the black Honda. If you’re on a suicide mission, please don’t involve innocent people. Earlier this month, I driving on Kailai Waa Street in Wailea, heading to work, and came to a STOP sign. After stopping, I turned on my blinker to turn left so I could continue on my journey. But you decided to RAGE and overtake me on my left side as … [Read more...] about Eh Jerk Driver!
Kill or be killed. In the jungle it’s ironclad law; in human society it’s anything but. Yes, we condone killing in certain extreme cases—during war, as punishment for the most heinous crimes and, sometimes, in self defense. Even then, however, it comes wrapped in layers of practical and moral ambiguity. It’s no surprise, then, that the Trayvon Martin case continues to make … [Read more...] about We ask Where Hawaii Draws the Line Between Homicide and Self Defense
That was a very close call the other night in front of Lahaina Grill. You clipped my open passenger door, and ended up pulling off a piece of the door. What you don’t know is that my five-week-old daughter was inside the car. You missed her by a mere 12 inches. By the looks of your cheap little sedan, you probably don’t have kids. If you did, I think you’d realize what a dork … [Read more...] about Dangerous Lahaina Driver!